The most recognisable director who made a $100k trade in the last fortnight was Maggie Beer who bought into her company’s rights issue.

In 2019, her business was bought by Longtable Group (ASX:LON), and the entity was renamed Maggie Beer Holdings (ASX:MBH).

She has remained on the board of the company and bought just over $590,000 in shares as part of the rights issue. Also buying shares was Hugh Robertson, who chipped in $269,367.

Her company has had a solid last 12 months launching new products, as well as a new ecommerce platform and a partnership with Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM).

Copper explorer Cyprium Metals (ASX:CYM) provided the next biggest trader with Gary Comb buying $295,000 on market.

Cyprium recently bought Metals X’s (ASX:MLX) copper assets for $24 million cash including the Nifty, Marochydore and Paterson projects.

Other resources buyers included Oklo Resources’ (ASX:OKU) Simon Taylor who bought $109,075 on market and Red 5 (ASX:RED) director John Loosemore who bought just over $250,000 in a rights issue.

Loosemore’s purchase was part of a substantial capital raising of $60 million in equity and $175 million in debt finance which the company hopes to use to develop its King of the Hills gold project.

Matthew Latimore from Bowen Coking Coal (ASX:BCB) bought $211,860 of his company which has coking coal projects in the Bowen Basin.

Its most notable program currently is a Phase 2a program at its Hillalong project.

The Phase 1 program at Hillalong led to the company holding a total maiden resource of 43Mt of which 19.5Mt was shallower than 150m.


The sellers

The biggest seller was Lindsay Barber from Johns Lyng Group (ASX:JLG) who parted with $9.375 million in shares.

Next was Hugh McLernon from litigation funder Omni Bridgeway (ASX:OBL) who sold $3.63 million on market.

Rounding out the list were Chris Cuffe and David Wright from Hearts & Minds Investment (ASX:HM1). They sold $230,000 each in the ASX Listed Investment Company.